Nonprofit Certificate Intensive Track

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Hundreds of participants from across the country take part in the Intensive Track Program designed to give nonprofit professionals the skills and expertise needed to succeed in the sector. The Nonprofit Management Intensive Track Program periodically offers this opportunity to 34 participants. The Program explores 8 key areas of nonprofit management through courses taught by instructors who are established practitioners and scholars from a variety of disciplines within the nonprofit arena. Participants are able to complete the requirement for the Duke Certificate in Nonprofit Management in 8 days.

Courses include the following areas of nonprofit management: Nonprofit Organizations: Board Development and Governance, Grantwriting/Fundraising, Planning and Evaluation, Integrating Social Enterprise, Employment Law, Human Resource Development, Financial Management and Sustainable Strategic Planning. Participants are given the opportunity to discuss their own challenges and pose questions to the group in the search for guidance.


Jeanne Allen

Jeanne Allen has 30 years of experience in the nonprofit sector in a variety of management and staff positions including Instructor in the Duke University Nonprofit Management Certificate Program (NC); independent consultant with nonprofits, Management Consultant/Trainer at Girl Scouts USA Natio...

John Curtis

John Curtis, Ph.D. is a nonprofit consultant, researcher and organizational development specialist. He is the President of IOD, Inc., which has been providing consulting services to nonprofits since 1986. His experience spans nearly 30 years and involves planning and leading organizational devel...

Robert Kenney

Robert Kenney, Ph.D. has taught in Duke’s Certificate Program in Nonprofit Management since 1995. Bob has a doctorate in Organizational Psychology, and has designed a delivered management, leadership, and team development workshops for over 25 years. He works with nonprofit organizations, hospita...

Melissa Metcalf LeRoy

Melissa Metcalf LeRoy graduated Magna Cum Laude with a degree in Entrepreneurship with minor in Business Law from Western Carolina University. She also earned a Duke Certificate in Nonprofit Management and a Duke Advanced Certificate in Nonprofit Leadership. She teaches non-profit management clas...

Matthew T.A. Nash

Matthew T.A. Nash, MBA, is the managing director for social entrepreneurship for the Duke Innovation and Entrepreneurship Initiative. He also directs the Social Entrepreneurship Accelerator at Duke (SEAD), a USAID development lab for scaling innovations in global health. Matt has extensive domest...

Ruth Peebles

Ruth Peebles, MPA, President and Founder of The INS Group, offers 25 years of hands-on experience in nonprofit management. She provides organizational development services to nonprofits, faith-based institutions and government agencies in these areas: Grant Writing and Research, Strategic Planni...

Ann Vandervliet Stratton

Ann Vandervliet Stratton serves as the Executive Director of Smart Beginnings Danville Pittsylvania, a regional school readiness coalition in southern Virginia. She holds a B.A. in International Studies from USC, and a Duke University Certificate in Nonprofit Management. Ann has 20 years of exp...

Larry Warner

Larry Warner, JD, MBA, is the founder of Warner Law Offices, PLLC, specializes in advising small and medium businesses, with a focus on health care providers, on a variety of legal topics. Over his 25 years practicing law, Larry has worked with clients on employment matters, employee handbooks, c...

Anne Willson

Anne Willson works with nonprofits to strengthen the core structures of the organizations and increase their social impact. With a grounded, real-world perspective gained through nearly thirty years in the nonprofit sector, she assists organizations in addressing several fundamental issues necess...

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